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Offices in China
 
 
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Lot 1144

Offices in China, 1919, 2¢ on 1¢ green, 4¢ on 2¢ rose, and 6¢ on 3¢ violet (Scott K1-K3), o.g., never hinged, beautiful trio of the lower value Shanghai overprints; extremely fresh condition, Very Fine, K1 with 2003 P.S.E. certificate; K2 with copy of 1994 P.F.C. for block; and K3 with 2016 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1145
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Offices in China, 1919, 2¢ on 1¢ green (Scott K1), top margin plate block of 6, o.g., lightly hinged (4 stamps never hinged), several choice singles; incredible color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $315.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1146

Offices in China, 1919, 8¢ on 4¢ brown (Scott K4), o.g., never hinged, wonderful example with nicely balanced margins; elusive when found so choice, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $400.
Scott $140.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1147

Offices in China, 1919, 10¢ on 5¢ blue (Scott K5), o.g., never hinged, terrific bottom margin single with awesome color printed on lily white paper; very pretty, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $250.
Scott $160.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1148

Offices in China, 1919, 10¢ on 5¢ blue (Scott K5), o.g., never hinged, brilliant color and clear impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2018 P.F. certificate for pair.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 1149

Offices in China, 1919, 12¢ on 6¢ red orange (Scott K6), o.g., never hinged, wide margins and exquisite color; among the most appealing examples imaginable, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2010 P.S.E. certificate for block/4 from which it came; bottom right stamp.
SMQ XF 90; $500.
Scott $210.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1150

Offices in China, 1919, 14¢ on 7¢ black (Scott K7), o.g., never hinged, impressive top quality example with wonderful color of great intensity, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $525.
Scott $215.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1151

Offices in China, 1919, 16¢ on 8¢ olive bister (Scott K8), o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh and choice example in a marvelous state of preservation; dazzling color and beautiful centering; this stamp has it all, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate for block/4, from which it came - top left stamp.
Scott $170.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $190.
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Lot 1152

Offices in China, 1919, 16¢ on 8¢ olive bister (Scott K8), o.g., never hinged, premium example with lively rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $290.
Scott $170.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1153

Offices in China, 1919, 20¢ on 10¢ orange yellow (Scott K10), interesting shift of the overprint towards the left side of the stamp, o.g., never hinged, handsome example with beautiful centering and deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $425.
Scott $140.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1154

Offices in China, 1919, 60¢ on 30¢ orange red (Scott K14), o.g., never hinged, bold prooflike color; a beautiful example in immaculate mint condition, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $375.
Scott $260.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1155

Offices in China, 1919, $1 on 50¢ light violet (Scott K15), o.g., previously hinged, nicely centered; brilliant color printed on lily white paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $575.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1156

Offices in China, 1919, $1 on 50¢ light violet (Scott K15), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), fabulous deep rich color and sharp detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $825.
Scott $550.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1157

Offices in China, 1919, $1 on 50¢ light violet (Scott K15), o.g., previously hinged, extremely well centered stamp with bold prooflike color; much nicer than the conservatively graded certificate would indicate, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $650.
Scott $550.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1158

Offices in China, 1919, $1 on 50¢ light violet (Scott K15), o.g., lightly hinged, handsome example with lively bright color, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1159

Offices in China, 1919, $2 on $1 violet brown (Scott K16), o.g., never hinged, absolutely gorgeous high quality example in a pristine state of preservation; as fresh and choice as the very first day it was issued 100 years ago, Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $1,000.
Scott $950.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1160

Offices in China, 1922, 2¢ on 1¢ green (Scott K17), o.g., never hinged, lovely rich shade; a pristine mint stamp, Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $225.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1161

Offices in China, 1922, 4¢ on 2¢ carmine (Scott K18), o.g., never hinged, choice centering and dazzling color on clean white paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F.C. and 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $375.
Scott $210.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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